Constance Donaldson

Constance Donaldson represents clients in state and federal courts with a focus on employment and business litigation.  Connie handles matters relating to wage and hour violations, breach of contract, shareholder disputes, and business torts.  She also represents clients in construction law and personal injury cases.

Connie previously served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Thomas M. Lynch of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois.  During law school, she served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Kevin J. Carey of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, and was a staff editor for the Temple International & Comparative Law Journal.


New York University
Bachelor of Arts, Management & International Business, 2011
Temple University Beasley School of Law
Juris Doctor, 2015


State Courts: Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania
Federal Courts: Northern District of Illinois, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Third Circuit Court of Appeals.


Wage/Hour Violations
Breach of Contract
Shareholder Disputes
Business Torts
Construction Litigation
Personal Injury Litigation

Why Griffin Williams

High Quality, Experienced Legal Representation

The attorneys of Griffin Williams have decades of collective experience helping both businesses and individuals achieve their legal goals. Our focus is on assuring the best possible outcome for our clients, and we’ll go the extra mile to ensure we achieve that result each time.  Whether for business law, personal injury, civil litigation, real estate or more — our goal is to earn your trust to guarantee that you count on Griffin Williams to be your Lawyers for Business and Lawyers for Life!

Local Presence

Griffin Williams is based in Geneva, Illinois — the heart of the TriCity territory of the Fox Valley Region, in Chicago’s Western Suburbs.  We have a very strong local, Chicago-area presence with a reputation for being one of the Midwest’s most capable small firms.  Our reach, however, extends far beyond our local presence, and we have handled cases spanning the continental U.S.  If you’re looking for a law firm with a regional identity and national capability, you’ve come to the right place in Griffin Williams, LLP.

Consistent Approach

The experience of our partners and attorneys at Griffin Williams enables us to follow the very best practices and legal standards to be expected of the finest legal representation anywhere in America.  When it comes to having the know-how to execute appropriate legal strategy on a consistent basis for our clients, our team scores highly.  Count on Griffin Williams to handle your employment, tort, property dispute, contract or other issues consistently and expediently.

Cost Effectiveness, Budget Conscious

At Griffin Williams, we understand that you may be wary about the costs involved with engaging our firm.  For that reason, we are conscious of the cost to you of the various legal paths we could undertake on your behalf.  We will always explain the options along with our expectation of the potential outcomes, and the time/costs associated with each possibility. We firmly believe that there are cost effective resolutions to any legal matter with which you may need our assistance!

National Reach

Our team at Griffin Williams has tried cases and settled legal matters coast to coast, and for businesses that are national and international in scope.  We are confident in our ability to handle your business and personal legal matters on any stage.